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AfriForum urges devolution of policing power in response to alarming crime statistics [SOUND]

# AfriForum calls for the devolution of policing power in response to the distressing crime statistics released by Police minister Bheki Cele. The organisation criticised the South African Police Service’s leadership for a lack of solutions to daily murders and cites political interference, corruption, and insufficient training. AfriForum’s Jacques Broodryk says the organization advocates for decentralising policing powers to provinces and regions, for unique strategies to combat varied crimes. Broodryk urges community involvement for enhanced public safety: